Definition of caragana in English:


Line breaks: cara|gana
Pronunciation: /ˌkarəˈɡɑːnə


A shrub or small tree of the pea family, which is native to central Asia and Siberia and is sometimes planted as an ornamental.
  • Genus Caragana, family Leguminosae: several species
More example sentences
  • You don't need or want to know the detailed play-by-play, just that my ‘holiday’ Monday consisted basically of getting drunk and stoned in the sunshine and rolling an old bicycle off my friend's roof and into the caragana hedge.
  • The caragana bushes would flower along the sidewalks; buildings would be painted the morning after a happy event.


modern Latin, of Turkic origin.

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